JOB DESCRIPTION: Working closely with Football Academic Counselor and reporting directly to the Associate Director/Director of Football Academic Advising, this position will provide an opportunity for hands on experience in the field of Athletic Academics in an atmosphere that emphasizes the primacy of student-athletes' academic responsibilities in the attainment of academic success.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Study Table Coordinator
Create and distribute study table requirements at beginning of term
After consultation with football counselors regarding requirements for study hall/tutoring, work with learning coordinators to create schedules around class and football obligations
Monitor and report Study Hall/Mentor Tutor/Tutor attendance
Monitor attendance during the day to make sure student- athletes are at their appointments
Follow up with student-athletes regarding missed appointments
Monitor Study Hall
Be present during evening study halls in football meeting rooms
Ensure the student-athletes are working on academic work and completing their objectives.
Objective Based Study Hall
Create and monitor weekly objective sheets for select students using deadlines in syllabi, in cooperation with Mentor Tutors and other Football advisors.
Assist Mentor Tutors in verifying all work is being completed and signing off on objectives
Serve as a learning assistant to selected student-athletes in a one-on-one or group setting to support their academic pursuits
Provide organizational and learning strategies to student-athletes
Develop daily, weekly, and monthly goals and timelines with individual student-athletes
Assure student-athletes with documented learning disabilities are properly using their accommodations
Meet with recruits on their visits to discuss academic programs and the services we provide
Organize recruiting packets to give prospective student-athletes
University and Academic Center Orientation
Assist in preparation for University orientation programs (placement exams, managing class conflicts if applicable)
Help coordinate attendance at University orientation events
Organize and coordinate mandatory Lindahl Academic Center orientation activities
Distribute travel letters to student-athletes
Assist in the registration process
Follow up weekly with bookstore to determine which student-athletes have not picked up their books at the beginning of the semester. Work with student-athletes and coaching staff until all books are picked up.
Review syllabi and work with student-athletes to ensure they receive required materials for courses.
Participate in Honorary Coach Program
Monitor students with service learning requirements to ensure progress and completion
Monitor PES students and ensure they are meeting their program requirements
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: This position will require the ability to accomplish tasks, a desire to work in college athletics and academic support for student-athletes, with minimal supervision, excellent listening, written, and verbal skills.
Please send cover letter, resume and at least three professional references to:
Jacki Lienesch, Associate Director & Director of Football Academic Advising, email@example.com
About University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.